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Mobile marketer Kiip Inc. hit with class action over data collected from users of Runkeeper, other apps

Scott Holland Oct. 24, 2016, 12:45pm

A mobile marketing company with several high-profile clients faces a class action complaint over collection of user data. Jessica Vasil and Christine Farag, both of Illinois, filed their complaint Oct. 21 in federal court in Chicago, accusing San Francisco-based Kiip Inc. of extracting information from smartphone users without their consent.

Class action says Webassign wrongly charging sales tax to IL college students for textbook rentals

Jonathan Bilyk Apr. 14, 2016, 4:17pm

An Illinois college student has delivered a potential class action lawsuit to a Raleigh, N.C.-based supplier of online instructional tools, alleging the company wrongly charges sales tax on leased textbooks when Illinois law doesn’t require it to do so.